In Memoriam: Julie Kirkham

June 18, 2015 by Bob Bassett | News

Dear colleagues: It is with a heavy heart that I write to share with you that there has been a death in the Dodge College family; Julie Kirkham passed away last Wednesday morning. Her partner, Elliott Lewitt, wrote “We’re devastated by the loss of our smart, passionate, fierce, kind-hearted red head.” With over 30 years

Intel Says Dodge Is On Leading Edge Of Movies

June 8, 2015 by | Film Production

Intel recently published an article about Dodge College is on the forefront of the digital movie-making age. They praised us for keeping up with technology, and using on-the-go powerhouse work stations to help students capture things they need on location, as opposed to being stuck on a sound stage. From the article: The film production

Digital Arts Thesis Screening Gallery

June 3, 2015 by | Events

Though it’s been a few weeks since graduation, we’re still sorting through all the things that have happened at the end of the year. A lot has been going on! For example, the Digital Arts Thesis Screenings took place just before graduation weekend, and Bill Kroyer put on quite the show. I mean, come on.

Advice from Graduation!

May 26, 2015 by | Academics

This weekend, we said congratulations to our 2015 graduates. We wish them well on their journey through life, and know they will go on to do amazing things. There was so many insightful things said during the graduation ceremony that it was hard to capture them all. So, here are just some of the choice

Internship Q&A: Melissa Cano at KCBS / KCAL-TV

May 20, 2015 by | Beyond Dodge

For Melissa Cano (BFA/Television & Broadcast Journalism ’16), things fell into place fairly quickly for her internship. As the Investigative News Intern at KCBS / KCAL-TV, she got the position within a matter of days after she first applied to it. She was kind enough to take some time out of her busy schedule to

Need Something To Do This Summer?

May 18, 2015 by | Beyond Dodge

So finals week is here, and the summer is almost upon us. After another successful semester of getting your learning on, you’re looking forward to three whole months of relaxing. Or are you? Are you like me, one of those people who can’t sit still for more than five minutes, and need something to do?

Marion Knott Memorial Plaque Dedicated To Her Memory

May 15, 2015 by | News

Back in November, the Dodge College community lost one of its greatest supporters and allies, Marion Knott. While the main building of Dodge College is named after her, some of our students may not realize who Marion was or what a huge impact she had on our school. Marion Knott was born in April 1922

Production Design Showcase Wows Us Again

May 13, 2015 by | Events

Every year around this time, the Production Design students take over the lobby of Marion Knott Studios to show off the amazing things they’ve worked on over the year. The display showcases concept drawings, previsualization sketches, architectural blue prints, and models of various sets that the students created. When making a film or show, production

Netflix’s Ted Sarandos Will Deliver Keynote Address to Dodge College’s Class of 2015

May 8, 2015 by | Press Releases

Orange, CA (May 8, 2015) – Netflix’s Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos, one of the most visible and influential executives in the entertainment world today, will deliver the keynote address at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts’ 2015 commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 23. Ted Sarandos oversees content acquisition for Netflix and